[T]he great Leviathan is that one creature in the world which must remain unpainted to the last.
– Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
The IMAGE-grip is dislocated and a more fundamental element emerges … in short, IMAGE is not the work’s supreme motive or unifying end.
– Hélio Oiticica, Block Experiments
In the immense emptiness and sepulchral …
In an interview with Le Monde published a couple of months before his death at the age of 74 from pancreatic cancer on Friday 9 October 2004, Jacques Derrida confirmed what many already knew, that he was ʻdangerously illʼ, ʻat war against myselfʼ. If questions of ʻsurvivalʼ had always ʻhauntedʼ him, this, he said, took …